The cyber security industry is growing as you’re reading this. More specialists join the ranks,more malware is being launched every day than ever before: 230,000 new malware samples/day according to latest statistics.
Cyber crime damage costs to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021. It all begins and ends with cyber crime. Without it, there's nothing to cyber-defend.
Cyber crimes reported in India rose 19 times over the last ten years (2005 to 2014), from 481 in 2005 to 9,622 in 2014, and India is now ranked third – after the US and China – as a source of “malicious activity” on the Internet and second as a source of “malicious code”.
Uttar Pradesh recorded the highest number of cyber crimes at 2,208, Maharashtra followed closely with 2,195.
Every sixth cybercrime in India is committed through social media, Alok Mittal, the chief of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has said.
With recent high-profile security breaches at Yahoo and Equifax, it should be clear now that hackers aren’t just interested in Hillary Clinton and her friends.
For instance, when employees use poor passwords on their files or computers, they make their computers sitting ducks for hackers. Within a few minutes, the computers can be hacked.
We all know that the Internet is a cool place to hang with friends and check out new things. But don’t forget about the Internet’s risks and dangers. If you’re going to use the Web, do it safely! Here are some suggestions on what you should and shouldn’t be doing online to help protect you against the bad stuff.
This project aims to develop security components that can be transparently utilized by mobile application developers for making their mobile applications secure.